The Oregon Cannabis Growers’ Fair will make history this upcoming weekend, August 13-14, 2016. For the first-time ever, Oregon’s cannabis producers will be able to display live plants at the Oregon State Fairgrounds.
This first-of-its-kind event has made both national and international news and the event that will hopefully become a part of the fabric of the state as Oregon cannabis becomes as accepted as local microbrews and wines.
More than 60 grows will be showcased at this historic event as some of the best cultivators in the world compete at the Oregon Cannabis Growers’ Fair. Oregon is certainly on tract is slated to become a premiere “craft cannabis” state and this is an opportunity to view these live plants as well as meet the growers.
The central feature of the show will be Oregon’s first-ever live cannabis plant competition, showcasing some of the state’s premier cannabis growers. These growers will be competing for various awards, including $10,000 in prizes.
Additionally, the top nine winning plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair from August 26 through September 5!“The Cannabis Growers’ Fair was created to showcase and promote Oregon’s fastest-growing agricultural business,” said Don Morse, one of the creators of the event. “This is unprecedented. Oregon is at the forefront in recognizing cannabis as a real agricultural product.”
Appearing as a guest judge in the live plant competition will be noted horticulturist, author and columnist Ed Rosenthal, also known as the “Guru of Ganja,” who has written or edited more than a dozen books on cannabis cultivation and social policy. Rosenthal will be signing his latest book, Big Book of Buds: Greatest Hits, at the OCGF.Energy Trust of Oregon will give a presentation each day of the event, focusing on lighting and HVAC opportunities for attendees; representatives from the Oregon Department of Agriculture will be in attendance; and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s Recreational Marijuana Division will provide updates regarding final rules and regulations for cannabis cultivation, processing and sales.
For more information on the show, sponsorships and exhibitors visit http://cangrowfair.com.